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The Big Reveal – The Journey of a First-Time Storyteller (Part 3)

Since posting Part 1 and Part 2 of The Journey of a First-Time Storyteller on my blog, I’ve had several conversations with people who want to learn more about digital storytelling. Much like Tina Antrobus, who was featured in those earlier blogs and whose digital story was screened recently at artsPlace, they’re curious to learnContinue reading “The Big Reveal – The Journey of a First-Time Storyteller (Part 3)”

A Story Comes to Light: The Journey of a First-Time Storyteller (Part 2)

“One day I saw it, a coyote on my path. We stared at each other for a time. I felt a connection, 
such beauty and life in its eyes. I whispered, “Where do I go from here?” Image and words by Tina Antrobus

Holding Space and Holding Hearts: The Journey of a First-Time Storyteller (Part 1)

Storytelling is how we connect as humans. It’s how we share information with one another, and it crosses all boundaries: cultural, generational, and traditional. Digital storytelling is a lasting means of capturing, communicating, and preserving some of the most important events and details of our lives. Kristy Wolfe works with Tina to create her digital story. Photo credit: Alexis McKeown

Five Reasons Why You Need a Digital Storytelling Facilitator

When was the last time you told someone a story, or heard a story that impacted you in a profound way? We have all had amazing experiences that have changed our lives. Sometimes telling stories about those experiences has a huge impact on others, and sometimes those stories cause a ripple effect of change inContinue reading “Five Reasons Why You Need a Digital Storytelling Facilitator”

Guest Blog: Rett Syndrome Awareness

In honour of Rett Syndrome Awareness Month, my good friend and fellow medical mom, Melanie Birch has written a guest blog. Last spring, our family spent four weeks helping teach our daughter, Ella,  how to ski. Her instructors were from an incredible organization called Rocky Mountain Adaptive. To be clear, they did the teaching. OurContinue reading “Guest Blog: Rett Syndrome Awareness”

Sharing Our Hearts

Photography and storytelling has been a major part of my own personal mental health and healing journey since becoming a medical mom. By documenting my life through my words and my images, I share what is happening in my world for others to see — our family members and other families. My hope is other familiesContinue reading “Sharing Our Hearts”

What is Digital Storytelling?

Digital storytelling has changed everything I am doing. Recently, I got to sit down virtually with Mike Lang of Common Language DST and pick his brain about all things digital storytelling. Mike is a digital storytelling facilitator, a health researcher and a filmmaker, among many other things. In April of 2021 I took his LevelContinue reading “What is Digital Storytelling?”